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Ratliff Named Chairman of NAM Manufacturing Institute

Robert J. Ratliff, founder and retired chairman, president and chief executive officer of AGCO Corporation in Duluth, Ga., is the new chairman of The Manufacturing Institute, the research and education arm of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the nation's largest industrial trade association.

Posted: Jan 14th, 2008

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NVE Schedules Conference Call On Third Quarter Results

NVE Corporation announced that it plans to release its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 on Wednesday, January 23, 2008 after the close of the NASDAQ Regular Market. The company will hold its quarterly conference call later that day at 4:00 p.m. Central Time.

Posted: Jan 14th, 2008

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Xerox Fuels Innovation Engine with 584 New Patents in 2007

Xerox Corporation was granted 584 U.S. utility patents in 2007, adding to its extensive intellectual property portfolio. Many of the patents are already fueling new technologies embedded in products and services Xerox brought to market within the last year, while others provide the foundation for the next generation of products, services and software.

Posted: Jan 14th, 2008

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Electrovaya Joins Forces on Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Electrovaya (EFL:TSX) announced today that it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with New York based Visionary Vehicles (VV) to produce batteries for VV's full line of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). The agreement will result in a Joint Venture to develop, manufacture and provide Electrovaya's Lithium-Ion SuperPolymer batteries and intelligent battery management systems to Visionary Vehicles for use in its PHEVs.

Posted: Jan 14th, 2008

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How To Build A Quick-Charging Electric Battery

Forbes carries a story about Altair Nanotechnologies' plans to make batteries that can power an electric car for 150 miles and recharge in the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas tank and grab a Big Gulp.

Posted: Jan 14th, 2008

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